|All trot work may be ridden sitting or rising, unless specified. Halts may be through the walk. To be ridden in an ordinary snaffle with the reins in both hands.||JUDGE||Ida Norris|
|CADORA TRAINING LEVEL TEST A|
|Enter working trot. |
Halt. Salute. Proceed working trot.
|Straightness on centre line. Quality of transitions,|
|7||7||slight wobble after X// rider shifted weight from right to left stirrup and looked down/ horse wobbled|
|2||C||Track left. Proceed to K.||Quality of turn & of trot.||7||7||could be a little steadier to the hand, hands and wrists may need to be closer together and be sure they are not clenched|
|Working trot. |
Change rein, working trot.
|Quality of trot. Straightness on diagonal.||6.5||6.5||almost no bend thru short side horse and rider look braced on diagonal in connection|
|Working canter, right lead.|
Circle right 20m. Proceed to M.
|Quality of transition. Roundness of circle.||6||6||slightly above the bitcircle to be rounder 9 avoid corners of arena) and needs rounder connection. elbow to be elastic/ 4 arms might be rigid|
|Working trot. Change rein, working trot.|
Proceed to A
|Quality of transition. Straightness on diagonal.||6.5||6.5||some bracing|
|Circle left, 20m in diameter, rising trot, allowing the horse to stretch forward and downward. Before A, shorten the reins. |
|Forward & downward stretch over the back with light contact maintaining balance & trot; size of circle; balanced transitions||5.5||2||11||marginal stretching, keep weight more on outside stirrup and avoid looking down, work to keep some band on your outside aids to help balance horse while stretching|
|7||Btw A&F||Medium walk.||Quality of walk. Transition||6||6||needs rounder connection and energy|
|8||FXM||Loop, free walk.||Reach & ground cover of walk allowing complete freedom to stretch forward & downward||6||2||12||needs to stretch ears below withers and look EAGER|
|9||MC||Medium walk.||Quality of walk; transition||6||6||needs to be rounder|
|10||CE||Working trot||Quality of trot; balanced transition from walk||6||6||looks braced from going forward.. trot needs to start with the hind legs actively/ arms to be elastic / possibly use some bend and RELEASE/soften your contact as you go fwd|
|11||E||Working canter left lead & circle 20m in diameter. Proceed to K||Quality of transition & canter. Balance, size & roundness of circle||6.5||6.5||posted into the depart/ sit and prepare first|
Turn down centre
|Quality of turn. Straightness on centre line. Quality of transition & halt.||7||7||above but it turned needs bend / mostly unable to see the salute.. no visible on video|
Leave arena in walk.
|1||Gaits||Freedom and regularity||7||2||14|
|2||Impulsion||Desire to move forward. Elasticity of the steps. Suppleness of the back and engagement of the hind quarters.||6.5||2||13|
|3||Submission||Attention, confidence, ease of the movements, acceptance of the bit, lightness of forehand||6||2||12||horse top be rounder|
|4||Rider||Position and seat. Correctness and effect of the aids.||6||2||12||needs to be more elastic in connection with horse|
|Beautiful horse! At times appears to need to be rounder. horse seems to brace against the connection. riders arms appear braced. work for elastic elbows and arms. Lots of potential|
Elegant Salute tutorial